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    Evaluating the Sadr's Theory of Induction in Solving the Problems of Induction

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Aghajani, Mohammad (Author) ; Nabavi, Lotfollah (Supervisor) ; Taghavi, Mostafa (Supervisor)
    Since the beginning of philosophy in ancient Greek, making use of the partial induction has been a challenging issue. The diversity of the challenges, from the fallibility of induction to the peculiar consequences brought about by using inductive inference, has raised seemingly impassable blockages in the way of rational using of inductive inference. But philosophers who are optimistic about induction, always seek novel solutions which can overcome the existing problems of the rational utilization of induction. Mohammad Baqer Sadr is one of these philosophers who, in his book Logical Foundations of Induction, has done a delicate and creative work to overcome these barriers. In this thesis,...